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RTA announces stations and buses that will get free Wi-Fi

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Posted at 9:44 AM, Aug 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-13 10:14:32-04

CLEVELAND — RTA Interim CEO Dr. Flounsay Caver and East Cleveland Mayor Brandon King held a news conference on Tuesday at 10 a.m. to discuss availability of free Wi-Fi at RTA buses and transit stations.

Buses from the Hayden District, the CSU Line, as well as the HealthLine and Trolleys, will have Wi-Fi starting in September. RTA expects eight buses per day will come on-line, with buses from the Triskett District and Paratransit to be added later in the fall.

Rail cars will have Wi-Fi starting in January.

The stations and transit centers already with Wi-Fi include:

  • Tower City Station: rotunda waiting areas, platforms adjacent to waiting areas
  • Cedar University Station: interior bus waiting area, rail lobby
  • East 55th Station: lobby, outdoor platforms
  • Louis Stokes/Windermere Station: interior lobby, rail platform and bus loop
  • Southgate Transit Center: interior lobby
  • Stephanie Tubbs Jones Transit Center: interior lobby, first two bus lanes

The Cedar-University Station and the Puritas-West 150th Station are in the process of getting Wi-Fi.

Sites planned to get Wi-Fi include West 65th Street station, West 117th Station, Brookpark Station and Superior Station.